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We Buy Used Books!
By selling your books to us, you can:
- Clear your home of unwanted books you no longer read or collect.
- Recover a portion of your original cost
- Receive some extra spending cash
Some general guidelines:
The most popular used books we carry are the Lakeside Press Classics. For these and others we pay up to 30% to 60% of the current listing rates "price". For instance, if the going price for the book is $10.00, we may offer up to $3.00 for it. This is for books we believe we can resell and are in Good to Very Good condition.
We continue to add categories so we are interested in books that we have categories for. We offer considerably less, or nothing, for defaced books, old editions, damaged books, or books we are overstocked with. Also, if we are not familiar with the book, or we know of no demand for the book, we will offer less than what you may think the book is worth. It may be worth more and you are certainly free to try to sell it elsewhere. We offer you what we think we can for your books in hopes to resell them for a profit. In some most cases, it may take months before books get sold. You may freely accept or reject our offer. We hope we do not offend you in anyway with our offers. We gladly accept donations of any books you want to give to us.
Regarding long-distance book buying:
A common question lately is whether or not we buy books from out-of-state clients. Our answer is a cautious yes. As long-distance book buying is a more time-consuming and complicated process than buying books we can actually see and handle, we have had to set some restrictions. There are five things you should note (from which you can tell we leave most of the risk with you!):
- We will not offer a quote on books in some cases until after they are received.
- We will not pay the shipping cost to get them here. (We recommend using a cheap shipping method like USPS Media Mail.
- We will not buy books that get lost in the mail. (If you want to know your package arrived, you can pay for delivery confirmation from your shipment provider)
- We do not guarantee we will buy every book you send—the condition, edition, and our current supply of a given book all factor into our final decision.
- We will not return unwanted books unless you wish to pay the shipping cost to have them sent back.
If you are fine with these “rules,” please feel free to e-mail or call with a list of books you have to sell. We will do our best to get back to you with a “yes” or a “no” before you send the books.
Booklister - List your books for sale on Lakeside Classic Books.com:
If you do not want to sell your books to us we do offer a listing service "Booklister". We will list your books either individually or all together on our website. Unlike other book listing services we do not charge a monthly or yearly fee. We simply charge 10% - 13% of the final sale price when your book(s) sell. If your book(s) do not sell, you are not charged any fees for our service. If you sell your book(s) yourself, let us know and we will remove the listing at no cost to you.
All LCB.com sales are backed with a 10 day money back return policy therefore - if a customer is not completely satisfied with the book(s) they can return it for a complete refund. This applies to all single books sold. Collections of books do not have a return policy.
After selling a book(s), LCB.com will notify you of the sale via email providing you with the customer name and address. The seller is responsible for the shipment per the buyer’s options. All money collected from the sale will be paid to the seller on a monthly basis less the 10% - 13% seller fee.
If you’re interested in selling your books on LCB.com complete the information by clicking on this link – Booklister
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